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Guys just want to have fun: In Packers’ new world with Matt LaFleur, work can still be fun

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 10:00pm
GREEN BAY — There was some disagreement on whether it was truly an interception. But what happened after? There was no debate: New coach Matt LaFleur wants his guys to have fun while they’re working.

Trio of Badgers offensive linemen enter NFL Draft with Day 2 potential

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 7:15pm
Guards Michael Deiter and Beau Benzschawel and tackle David Edwards could come off the board during the middle rounds of this week's NFL Draft.

Golf Guide: PGA schedule

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 6:41pm
(Event winner in parentheses)

Everyone needs access to license -- Donna Vukelich-Selva

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 6:00pm
While many in Madison were outraged when Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents swooped into Madison last fall, some in our community were terrified.

Conservatives love to feel persecuted -- Eric Sherman

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 6:00pm
I’m not sure it’s right to say the Mueller investigation has been a waste of time. But it does seem like it is going to hurt Democrats’ chances in 2020 more than help.

City leaders should keep taxes flat -- Thomas Gitter

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 6:00pm
Assessed valuations for private homes in Madison jumped by 6.4%. This is the sixth straight year of increases.

Let families move into neighborhoods -- Marcel Thoma

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 6:00pm
A recent letter writer lamented that her property taxes have increased dramatically in recent years. She lives in a wonderful neighborhood where she raised her children.

Recent history is full of turmoil -- Ellis Felker

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 6:00pm
In the last 18 years we have gone through 9/11, the ongoing Afghanistan war, the Iraq war, the near collapse of our economy, continuous mass shootings and the upheaval of the internet revolution. And now we have to contend with…

Vos ignores the will of the people -- Barbara Burczyk

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 6:00pm
Aren’t Wisconsin Assembly representatives supposed to represent the wishes and concerns of their constituents? Apparently, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, doesn’t think he has to do his job.

Former state Rep. Ed Brooks dies

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 5:29pm
Brooks, of Reedsburg, served in the Assembly for 10 years. He got his start in politics when he joined the Town of Reedsburg's board, where he served as chairman for 30 years.

Report: Wisconsin had 4th biggest drop in per-student spending for higher education

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 5:22pm
“This is definitely a near-historic low,” the report's lead author said, referring to Wisconsin's per-pupil spending level for higher education.

Packers GM Brian Gutekunst has ample options during NFL draft’s first day

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 5:15pm
The Packers have two first-round selections — No. 12 and No. 30 — on Thursday night.

Fire badly damages Cottage Grove home on Wednesday afternoon

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 5:07pm
While flames were no longer visible at about 4:15 p.m., the fire appears to have almost completely gutted the home on the 4000 block of Lotus Lane.


Wed, 04/24/2019 - 4:32pm

Christian Yelich can't save Brewers as Cardinals complete three-game sweep

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 4:20pm
Yelich strikes out with the bases loaded in the ninth inning, and Milwaukee falls to .500 (13-13) on the season.

Man who planned, drove getaway car in bank robberies sentenced to 22 years

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 4:12pm
Jonathan Thompson, who carried out nine bank robberies last year, eight of them with his teenage nephew, was sentenced Wednesday to 22 years in prison.

Ryan J. Walsh: Attorney General Josh Kaul plays politics with 'right-to-work' law

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 4:10pm
Candidates for state attorney general like to promise that, if elected, they will stand up for all legally defensible laws passed by the voters’ representatives, whether Republican or Democrat. This pledge is rooted in principle: an attorney general is the…

Dorgan, Joan Marie

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 3:30pm
VERONA - Joan Marie Dorgan, age 82, passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2019.

Wakeman, Richard

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 3:30pm
RIO - Richard Wakeman, age 62, of Rio, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2019, at St. Mary's Hospital. He passed doing what he loved, he completed 2.1 miles of a 5K charity walk in Sun Prairie.

Hill, Ellen

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 3:30pm
MADISON - Ellen Hill, born as Mary Ellen Hora, age 78, passed away on April 11, 2019, at UW Hospital in Madison. She was born on June 21, 1940, in Richland Center. She was the daughter of James and Josephine…